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Liberal MP for Don Valley West (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 54% of the vote.

Today

Posted on Twitter Today @JoelLightbound, Liberal MP for the riding of Louis-Hébert, where the Grand Mosque of Quebec is located, pres… https://t.co/BwE4Jc8RfB

Posted on Twitter I recently had a chance to chat with Dan at @junctionfithub about what they do and his experience as a small busine… https://t.co/r0FZBNEeet

Posted on Twitter As we gathered to celebrate St. Patrick's Day this weekend, I was reminded of the importance of being able to gathe… https://t.co/U21JC2pbew

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter So great that Canadian Bianca Andreescu wins at Indian Wells. Sadly it was not broadcast live. Seems to be a tenden… https://t.co/znZJ0IKt1a

Posted on Twitter Wonderful support from Christians and Jews in Don Valley West for our Muslim neighbours and friends at our vigil. T… https://t.co/lzzhu9mtG4

Posted on Twitter With thanks to you for standing in for me. Reports tell me you did more than stand in - you were apparently “excell… https://t.co/Pr3BcpOyxN

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, I very much welcome your wisdom on this matter. The decisions that I took were very much done in consultation with the clerk of ...

Spoke in the House on Interparliamentary Delegations Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 34(1), I have the honour to present to the House, in both official languages, the report of the Canada-Africa Parliamentary ...

Voted Yes on Vote #1003 Private Members' Business M-206 (Instruction to the Standing Committee on Health (level of fitness and physical activity of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #1002 Private Members' Business M-194 (Instruction to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #1001 on Bill C-83 Amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and another

Voted Yes on Vote #1000 on Bill C-83 Amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and another

Voted Yes on Vote #999 on Bill C-83 Amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and another

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Academy Awards Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased today to congratulate Domee Shi on winning her first Oscar for her animated short film Bao last night at the ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-91, An Act respecting Indigenous languages Thank you, Professor. This is helpful. First, I want to give you a chance to add in writing anything else that you think would be helpful ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Human Rights Mr. Speaker, all people deserve to live with dignity, feel safe, and have their rights respected, regardless of their identity. Our government is committed to defending ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Settlement Services Across Canada I call this meeting to order. This is the 142nd meeting of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration. Welcome, witnesses, as we begin our second ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Edna Beange Mr. Speaker, today I rise to celebrate the life of one of the most prominent residents of Don Valley West, Edna Beange. She died a few ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Migration Challenges and Opportunities for Canada in the 21st Century I do need to end it there. Thank you, witnesses, but stay here for a minute. I just want to give the committee a few dates ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Madam Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 23rd report of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration. It is entitled ...

Spoke in the House on Crossroads International Mr. Speaker, yesterday was International Volunteer Day, and today I am delighted to celebrate the work of Crossroads International, recognizing its tremendous volunteers, especially Canadians, who ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Migration Challenges and Opportunities for Canada in the 21st Century I call to order this 136th meeting of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration. Good afternoon. Conforming to Standing Order 108(2), we will continue our ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Supplementary Estimates (A) 2018-19: Votes 1a, 5a and 10a under Department of ... I'm going to rule that Ms. Rempel has her seven minutes and she is able to continue in the line of questioning that she has engaged ...

Spoke in the House on Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities Madam Speaker, I am pleased to rise today to speak in favour of Motion No. 190, “That the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Migration Challenges and Opportunities for Canada in the 21st Century Thank you for that. I would like to slip in a question just before Mr. Maguire has his turn again. It's for Professor Donnelly. I am ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Migration Challenges and Opportunities for Canada in the 21st Century I'm going to step in here with a question. I stepped out of the chair to do this. Mr. Clayton, witnesses on our last panel were ...

Mentioned by Times Colonist MPs agree to urgent summer study of asylum seekers surge "I believe what the committee decided today was to ensure that Canadians hear the truth, get the story from the government about what their work is, what they are doing, what remains to be done," said Liberal MP and committee chairman Rob Oliphant ...

Mentioned by Hill Times MPs defend taking trips paid by lobbyists, foreign governments, but some say the practice needs review From left: Liberal MP Rob Oliphant, Conservative MP Mike Lake, Liberal MP Ali Ehsassi, Conservative MP James Bezan, and Liberal MP Anita Vandenbeld are some of the 72 MPs who went on sponsored trips abroad in 2017. The Hill Times file photograph ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Immigration and Refugee Board's Appointment, Training and Complaint Processes I don't want the members to move for a minute. There are a couple of things I want to let you know. I'll let you know ...

Mentioned by indiablooms Canada: Republic Day celebrations are a depiction of unity in diversity of India, says Indian Consulate General in ... Dinesh Bhatia, Consul General of India, Toronto, senior officials from the Consulate, dignitaries like John Tory, Mayor of Toronto; MP Rob Oliphant; Dipika Damerla, Ontario Mi media nister of Seniors Affairs in the Cabinet of Premier Kathlaneen Wynne ...

Mentioned by indiablooms Canada: Republic Day celebrations are a depiction of unity in diversity of India, says Indian Consulate General in ... Dinesh Bhatia, Consul General of India, Toronto, senior officials from the Consulate, dignitaries like John Tory, Mayor of Toronto; MP Rob Oliphant; Dipika Damerla, Ontario Mi media nister of Seniors Affairs in the Cabinet of Premier Kathlaneen Wynne ...

Mentioned by Hill Times Diplomatic dos: Labour Minister Hajdu marks Finland's centenary; Kazakhstan, Qatar celebrate Liberal MP Rob Oliphant, Finnish Ambassador Vesa Lehtonen, and Liberal MP Don Rusnak at Finland's 100th Independence Day celebration at the ambassador's home on Dec. 6. Photograph courtesy of Cynthia Münster. Pirjetta Manninen, spouse of the ambassador ...

Mentioned by The South Bayview Bulldog Lose your keys on Millwood? Here's a late photo/video mix MP Rob Oliphant had Premier Wynne at his side (and two gentlemen) for pictures at his New Year's levee Saturday at the Toronto Botanical Gardens on Lawrence Ave. Nice. But seriously, did you lose your keys on Millwood Rd. between Cleveland St. and ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-607 An Act to establish the office of the Veterans' Ombudsman

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-533 An Act respecting a Srebrenica Remembrance Day